How You Can Help

piggy bankShare your RESOURCES

Making a tax-deductible contribution is easy. Ten dollars supports a homeless person for one night.

Your generosity gives hope to a person facing homelessness. Your gift gives you the satisfaction of making a difference. This starts by finding a way to give that’s right for you.

You can mail or bring cash, personal checks, and money order donations in the amount of your choice to our office. Learn more about giving opportunities. Donate now online.

outside cleanupShare your TIME

Volunteers are vital. They contribute crucial services that help the shelter function and promote the well-being of program participants.

We welcome volunteers everyday to

  • sort donations,
  • do laundry,
  • clean,
  • answer the phone,
  • provide computer assistance and Life Skill classes to participants,
  • do grounds work,
  • help us maintain the facilities and do clerical work in the offices.

Contact us to learn about volunteering opportunities at HMSI that are right for you.

donate items to HMSIShare your THINGS

Your donated items allow us to distribute essentials without cost to our participants. Bring donations to 3805 Mississippi Avenue in Davenport, IA (52807), site of our sister agency: Humility of Mary Housing, Inc. [MAP] Donations are accepted from 8 AM to 4 PM, Monday through Friday.

donation request list

Click image to view and download Shelter donation request list

We welcome new and gently used seasonal clothing for men and women, and

  • ground coffee, creamer and sugar,
  • towels and washcloths,
  • bedding for single beds,
  • personal hygiene products, and many more useful items.

Learn More about needed items by downloading our complete Wish List [pdf]. We are normally unable to pick up large items. If you would like to donate a large item, please contact us at 563 552-8065.